Following the UWCL opener
Wed, 15/11/23, 23:28
Alexander Straus: We should have taken our chances and won the game
After conceding a late equaliser, FC Bayern Women drew 2-2 against AS Roma in their UEFA Women's Champions League opener. "We have to make better use of our chances," said head coach Alexander Straus after the match. "In the end, we only have ourselves to blame for the draw," said captain Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir, summarising the opening game against Roma. fcbayern.com has compiled more reaction for you.
Alexander Straus: "An unnecessary draw. We had everything under control and then gave it away completely. After taking a 2-0 lead, we let Roma back into the game by letting them score, and at this level you just get punished for mistakes like that. Nevertheless, we should have made better use of our chances and won the game."
Glódís Perla Viggósdóttir: "The draw is annoying. I think we had the game in our own hands for a long time and then threw it away at the end. That's something we have to learn from. I'm very disappointed because we should have won the game and we only have ourselves to blame for squandering the two points."
Maria Luisa Grohs: "We let the game slip out of our hands. We actually had everything under control, created a lot of chances and had a lot of possession. Everything felt comfortable until half-time. After that, we let them get back into the game, which you simply can't do. We should have stuck to our game, we just didn't manage to do that. We definitely can't let that happen again."
Katharina Naschenweng: "We had the game well under control at times. I had the feeling we were very close to scoring a third goal in the second half. I think that if we'd scored, it would have been all over. But then we conceded two very sloppy goals and it's obviously very bitter that we ended up with a draw. We should have made better use of our chances up front, but we also have to be consistent at the back. We didn't do that well."